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Consumer Traveler Today: July 3



Consumer Traveler Today: Did London overreach? — Flights and hotels still available for the Olympics 

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Did London overreach? — Flights and hotels still available for the Olympics

Posted: 03 Jul 2012 03:00 AM PDT

I recently learned, there are still hotels in London during the Olympics. I had assumed things were sold out, but recently a traveler's itinerary meant a potential forced overnight in London in early August. Figuring we'd be lucky to find something by the airport, I did a quick check. Surprisingly, there are still hotels available in London for normal rates.

What we’re reading: Flight delayed because of passenger’s joke, AMR needs time for restructuring plan, FedEx to acquire 19 767s

Posted: 03 Jul 2012 02:00 AM PDT

Flight from Des Moines delayed after passenger’s suggestion of crew drinking A US Airways flight from Des Moines to Charlotte was delayed for four hours because a passenger joked that the crew partied the night before. Tina Swail, spokeswoman for U.S. Airways, said the flight to Charlotte, N.C., scheduled to leave at 7 a.m., was [...]